Bhanuratha, Bhānuratha: 5 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Bhānuratha (भानुरथ).—The son of Bṛhadaśva and father of Pratītāśva.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 284; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 22. 4.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhānuratha (भानुरथ).—[masculine] names of kings.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Bhānuratha (भानुरथ):—[=bhānu-ratha] [from bhānu > bhā] m. Name of a prince (son of Candra-giri), [Viṣṇu-purāṇa] (cf. [preceding])
2) [v.s. ...] of a son of Bṛhad-aśva, [ib.], (cf. -mat).
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Bhānuratha (भानुरथ):—[(bhānu + ratha)] m. Nomen proprium eines Fürsten, eines Sohnes des Candragiri, [Viṣṇupurāṇa 386,] [Nalopākhyāna 19] (bhānūratha) . des Bṛhadaśva (vgl. bhānumant) [Viṣṇupurāṇa 463.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Bhānuratha (भानुरथ):—m. desgl.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CXLI - descriptions of kings who came after Janamejaya < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)